19 September 2022

Imagining the university in times of ecological emergency

What is the future of the university in the climate crisis? Should we tear it all down, or rebuild and re-engage? Researchers Ingrid Helene Brandt Jensen and Mads Ejsing from the University of Copenhagen consider how we negotiate the present from the future.
12 September 2022

Exploring everyday nature in urban environments

During National Biodiversity Month, it’s important to highlight the extraordinary array of species we share our cities with. In The Urban Field Naturalist Project’s new book, A Guide to the Creatures in Your Neighbourhood, we learn that there are lots of reasons to explore the natural world within our urban spaces. Choose whichever one works for you and get out there!
05 September 2022

How does travel allow for new perspectives?

Following a research trip to the United Kingdom, SEI Honours Fellow Vivienne Goodes reflects on how the opportunity to travel provided contemplation, reflexivity and personal growth to add greater depth to her Honours thesis.
01 September 2022


As we enter National Biodiversity Month, SEI Deputy Director Rosanne Quinnell reflects on the significance of Acacia species in reading our landscapes in times of seasonal change, and makes a case for why humanity’s survival is so entwined with botanical literacy.
01 September 2022

SEI announces applications open for collaborative funding schemes

The Sydney Environment Institute is inviting applications for the 2023 Collaborative Grants Scheme, which includes fellowships and seed funding to develop multidisciplinary research projects on core environmental issues.